Any responsible American understands how a budget works. You can't spend more than you take in. If you do, you have to spend less, or you'll lose everything in the long run.
Somehow, the people we send to Washington D.C. — supposedly with superior intellects and our best interest in mind — haven't learned that lesson. Every year we elect people who promise to balance our budget and release us from the constant threat of increasing debts, and nearly every year those very people go to Washington and spend more money, and put us deeper into debt.
All but one, it seems. One Republican legislator is finally trying to create real consequences for members of congress should they fail to balance the budget, and for once they, not the American people, will be the ones hurting should they fail.
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